• Former football player says KU ignored harassment complaints
    LAWRENCE, Kan. — A former University of Kansas football player says the university offered him more than $50,000 in benefits if he left the program and stayed quiet about harassment he experienced from four other players on the team. Caperton Humphrey told the Kansas City Star that he received little help from school officials after he reported the threats and harassment from teammates. Humphrey, who played at Kansas in 2017 ... read more
    Source: collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com
    2 weeks ago
  • MMA gym owner offers NIL deal for Miami football players
    MIAMI — A Florida business owned by a longtime Miami football fan has committed to a large financial deal for Hurricanes football players to profit from use of their name, image and likeness. American Top Team, a chain of mixed martial arts gyms, is offering a $500 monthly contract to Miami’s 90 scholarship players for advertising the gyms on social media – a commitment worth $540,000 if every player signed ... read more
    Source: collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com
    3 weeks ago
  • Former Georgia, Miami coach Richt says he has Parkinson’s
    ATLANTA — Former Georgia and Miami football coach Mark Richt has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Richt, who guided the Bulldogs for 15 seasons and closed out his coaching career at alma mater Miami, made the announcement on Twitter. “I have been waddling around lately and people have been asking me what’s wrong,” he wrote Thursday. “I’ve decided to tell everyone at the same time. I have been diagnosed with ... read more
    Source: collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com
    3 weeks ago
  • NCAA clears way for likeness compensation
    DALLAS — The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity without fear of endangering their eligibility or putting their school in jeopardy of violating amateurism rules that have stood for decades. The decision, expected for months as state after state passed laws ... read more
    Source: collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com
    4 weeks ago
  • Tennessee dismisses freshman QB recruit Kaidon Salter
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has dismissed freshman quarterback Kaidon Salter from the football team. The school made the announcement in a two-line statement and gave no details behind the decision. The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that Salter and freshman offensive lineman Amari McNeill were charged with misdemeanor drug offenses after an early morning traffic stop. Salter, a former four-star recruit, had also been suspended during spring practice. He had been ... read more
    Source: collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com
    1 month ago